Turf Drain Siphon System

1st Qtr 2014: Tech Section: Could this be why your green does not drain?


Do you have 17 well-drained greens, and one that doesn’t perform up to the others, and you aren’t sure why?

 In traveling the country for 30 years looking at drainage problems, I periodically run into a poorly drained… Continue reading

ON DISPLAY at the GIS Show in Las Vegas, TDA Booth 2264

On display at the GIS Show in Las Vegas, TDA booth 2264. If you are attending the GIS show in Las Vegas this week, please come by and visit. We will have our wildly popular Irrigation Driven Pumps on… Continue reading

Tech Section: Turf Drain Siphon System

In our last Tech Section, “Why NO Drainage System Can Wick Water,” we promised that in a future newsletter we would talk about when the Turf Drain Siphon System had application.

There is much misunderstanding as to when and why… Continue reading

Why NO drainage system can “wick” water

There are various claims by manufacturers and installers of drainage products and systems that they wick water, or pull water from the soil profile. Either these claims are made to purposefully oversell their products, or made because the manufacturers themselves don't understand the physics of water movement. Continue reading


Turf Drainage Company of America has been a leader in golf course drainage since 1983. We have four patents in the field of seepage drainage - including the Turf Drain Siphon System™. Whether you need to drain one hole or 18, we custom design a comprehensive drainage plan for your property, manufacture the components, and work with trained contractors until project completion.